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How to Perform Software Product Testing – Detailed Process and Methods with Examples

Software Products need their own unique approach to test adequately and correctly. Often times, teams treat them as any other software (i.e. internal applications built for a specific client or team; not accessible by the general public; non-revenue generating) and that is the starting point of trouble.

Software Product Testing needs a custom test style and strategy to add value. Software Product development and sustenance is in itself a complex ecosystem and to thrive testers need to adapt. Continue reading →

Understanding The Difference Between Unit, Integration and Functional Testing

For any software application, both Unit testing and Integration testing are very important as they each employ unique processes to test the software application. But one or both of them cannot replace Functional testing.


In this article, we will understand Unit, Integration, and Functional testing and clarify the differences between these forms/levels of testing.

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Responsive Web Design Testing: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

In today’s age, the use of mobile devices to access the internet has grown and become quite popular. Almost every internet user desires a mobile version of the website.

However, most websites are not as optimized as they should be for mobile devices. The testers should perform a mobile responsive test on the responsive designs.  Continue reading →

Mutation Testing: Testing Technique with a Simple Example

Sci-Fi fans: Don’t get your hopes up. This isn’t that kind of mutation we are talking about :)

What is Mutation Testing?

Mutation testing is a fault-based testing technique where variations of a software program are subjected to the test dataset. This is done to determine the effectiveness of the test set in isolating the deviations.

It sounds a little complicated, isn’t it?  Continue reading →

The 4 Steps to Business Intelligence (BI) Testing: How to Test Business Data

Business Intelligence (BI) is a process of gathering, analyzing, and transforming raw data into accurate, efficient, and meaningful information which can be used to make wise business decisions and refine business strategy.

BI gives organizations a sense of clairvoyance. Only the perception is not fueled by extra-sensory ability but by facts.

Business Intelligence testing initiatives help companies gain deeper and better insights so they can manage or make decisions based on hard facts or data.  Continue reading →

Getting Started with Web Application Penetration Testing

Penetration testing aka Pen Test is the most commonly used security testing technique for web applications.

Web Application Penetration Testing is done by simulating unauthorized attacks internally or externally to get access to sensitive data.

A web penetration helps end user find out the possibility for a hacker to access the data from the internet, find about the security of their email servers and also get to know how secure the web hosting site and server are.

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How to Perform Backend Testing

What is Backend Testing and How to perform it?

Software Applications are complex; there is more than what meets the eye.

Most system testing efforts go through GUI. This is because testing validates if the software is ‘fit for use’ by the end-user or not. End-users use GUI and so do we; that is why it is really important that software fares well in this area.

But, software has a lot of other elements too that aren’t directly visible or available to the user for direct interaction. It does not make these elements any less important and they must too undergo thorough testing.  Continue reading →

A Simple Guide to Interoperability Testing (with Examples)

Before understanding the technique of “Interoperability Testing”, Lets first understand the term “Interoperability”.

Interoperability is an ability of one system to interact with another system. This interaction is between 2 different systems or 2 different applications all together.

Many a time Interoperability is confused with Integration, compatibility and portability. Well, there are differences between these techniques. Continue reading →

How to Classify Positive and Negative Test Scenarios – A Tester’s Cheat Sheet

You can do something the easy way or the hard way – the important thing is that you do it. There are few simple everyday things, but without confidence, something about them does not quite fit in our minds and the extent of success is a hit or miss.

Let’s take one simple example today and find shortcuts that will not only clarify the concepts but also make sure that you will always get it right.  Continue reading →

What is Functional Testing: A Complete Guide with Its Types and Examples

Functional Testing Tutorial with Functional Testing Types and Examples:

Definition: As the name goes, a functional test is a kind of black box testing that is performed to confirm that the functionality of an application or system is behaving as expected.

Functional testing is done to verify all functionality of a product.  Continue reading →